The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

Department of Human Development and School Services

Human Development & School Services undergraduate programs enhance the ability of our students to make meaningful difference in children's lives. Our students develop critical thinking skills that lead to innovative ways of working with their future students and community.

The Human Development and School Service department explores how human development is influenced by family, schools, community, and the workplace. HD&SS courses help students focus on the professional practices of individual development as well as family, group and organizational dynamics.

Our undergraduate programs are linked below and additionally, our undergraduate programs are available for any UTRGV Student to pick Special Education or Early Childhood as a minor.